As you can see, I am a HUGE fan of stripes. I wear horizontal stripes all the time - against the advice of many people in the fashion industry who insist they make you look fatter. Sigh.
Last year someone commented on my Instagram saying "If you wear vertical stripes you'll look much thinner". My reply? "I'm not trying to look thinner I'm trying to look like ME and I LOVE horizontal stripes, so I'm going to wear them." I think she was genuinely trying to be helpful, but her advice was based on the constant narrative we all hear that everything we wear should make us look smaller. Actually we just need to wear clothes that make us feel great.Read More